Militant make abortive bid to target police, CRPF in Pulwama


Srinagar: Militants on Friday made an abortive bid to target a joint police and CRPF post by hurling grenade at Kakapora area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir, officials said.

Official sources told that the militants hurled a grenade at a joint police and CRPF post outside higher secondary school Kakpora Pulwama. The device missed the target and exploded nearby, without causing any damage to life or property, they said.

A senior police officer confirmed the grenade explosion and said that no damage was done.

He said that the area was immediately cordon off.

The attack comes a day after a policeman was killed and another was injured when militants attacked a joint naka of CRPF and police near Princhoo area of the south Kashmir. GNS

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